Heart and Circulatory System
- Q What is coronary artery disease (CAD)?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyCoronary artery disease, or CAD, refers to build up of a fatty material called plaque, which can slow, or block the flow of blood in the coronary arteries (the blood vessels that supply blood containing oxygen and nutrients to the heart). Learn... Full Answer
- Q How important is healthy eating after menopause to prevent heart disease?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineNutrition is always important. A healthy diet can lower your risk for heart disease by decreasing inflammation, lousy LDL cholesterol, and increasing healthy HDL, especially when combined with exercise and other healthy-lifestyle choices. So even... Full Answer